Guillermo Carey

Guillermo Carey


Recognized since 2014

Santiago, Chile

Practice Areas

Information Technology Law

Intellectual Property Law

Life Sciences Practice

Technology Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Intellectual Property Law
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Partner of Carey and co-head of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Information Technology, and Venture Capital and Private Equity Groups. Also, he is the head of the Life Sciences, Technology and Consumer Law Group.His practice specializes in intellectual property, life sciences, IP litigation, licensing, distribution and franchise agreement, data privacy, technology law, trademarks, patents, electronic commerce, technology transfer and artificial intelligence.Guillermo has advised high-impact Chilean technology companies on technology transfer, and the internationalization of these.He has also advised the Chilean Government on various fronts related to IP and transfer of technology.

Activities and Memberships

  • President of the Board of Directors of Foroinnovación.
  • Director of the Chilean Cybersecurity Alliance (Alianza Chilena de Ciberseguridad).
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
  • Former director and past president of the American Chilean Chamber of Commerce (AmCham).
  • President of the Ethics Committee at Endeavor.
  • Member of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI).
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Member of the Licensing Executives Society Chile (LES Chile).
  • Member of the Chilean Bar Association.Former member of the Governing Board of the Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean (AACCLA).
  • Former chief legal counsel, Crystal Lagoons.Former member of "Grupo Acción Digital", part of the Chilean government plan for the development of Chile’s digital agenda (appointed by the government).
  • Former vicepresident of the National Council for Domain Names and IP Addresses of Chile.
  • Former member of the Board of the Chilean Industrial Property Association (ACHIPI).
  • Former member of the National Consulting Council of the Computer Law Studies Center (Centro de Estudios de Derecho Informático-CEDI), School of Law, Universidad de Chile.
  • Assistant secretary general of AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) with responsibility over the Americas (2004 – 2010).
  • Intellectual Property Constituency’s representative, Names Council of the Domain Name Supporting Organization (DNSO) of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) (2000-2002).
  • Panelist for the resolution of domain name disputes, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (2002).
  • Chair of the Q-160 ICANN Task Force, AIPPI (2002).
  • Arbitrator, Chilean Country Code Name Registrar (NIC Chile) (1998).
  • Member of NIC Chile’s advisory board. Part of the group that drafted the local dispute resolution policy (1998).
  • Lawyer, Intellectual Property Department, Philip Morris International, New York (1995-1996).


  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter in ICLG - Consumer Protection, Global Legal Group (2020).
  • Co-author of The Pharma Legal Handbook: Chile, Pharma Boardroom (2019).
  • Co-author of the Chilean chapter of Data Protection Q&A, Data Privacy Advisor, Thomson Reuters (2018).
  • Author of several local and foreign publications in intellectual property.


  • Frequent lecturer in Intellectual Property and Internet legal seminars, meetings and conferences both in Chile and abroad.

  • Isidora Goyenechea 2800,┬áPiso 43
    Las Condes
  • English
  • Spanish
Bar Admissions
  • Chile, Bar Association of Chile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Intellectual Property Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Intellectual Property Law, Santiago, Chile (2016)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Chile 2023 for work in:
  • Information Technology Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Life Sciences Practice
  • Technology Law
Special Focus:
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Cross Border
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property and Life Sciences, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized with the Award of Merit, AIPPI.
  • Recognized as Best Individual Lawyer in Intellectual Property, Client Choice Guide.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Best Lawyers.
  • Lawyer of the Year Award in Intellectual Property, Best Lawyers (2016).
  • Recognized in Trademarks, WTR 1000.
  • Recognized in Information Technology, Patents, Trademarks and Life Sciences, Who’s Who Legal.
  • Recognized in Patents, IAM Patent.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, LACCA.
  • Recognized as IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Legal 500.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property, Latin Lawyer 250.
  • Recognized in Intellectual Property and Life Sciences, Chambers Latin America.
  • Recognized as a WIPR Leader, World IP Review (2020).

Analysis of the Bill which Will Amend the Law Governing the Protection and Processing of Personal Data, and that Creates a Personal Data Protection Agency in Chile

by Guillermo Carey

New Personal Data Protection Agency in Chile

News on the Bill Regarding the Strengthening of SERNAC

by Guillermo Carey

Strengthening SERNAC

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